VEDP is seeking an experienced economic development or industry professional to execute lead generation, pipeline development, and oversight of after-care for priority companies in targeted high-growth sectors on the Manufacturing team. This team is responsible for the Advanced Manufacturing, Food Processing and Manufacturing, and Biopharmaceuticals industries. These industries represent some of the Commonwealth's largest potential job growth opportunities.
Working with the Vice President, Manufacturing, the Strategic Engagement and Lead Generation (SEL) Manager role offers the ability to take a key role in VEDP’s Innovative Framework for Economic Growth by designing and executing sector strategies to take Virginia’s economic development efforts to the next level and foster greater economic growth. The SEL Manager will engage with business decision makers and influencers in one or more assigned industries to understand key drivers for growth to inform Virginia’s sector growth strategy.